This is a beautiful and very rare old wall cross of carved wood.
Its wood mounting and the wood corpus are in good structural condition.
The altar cross has lost its cross and arms over time
leaving the simple, yet striking corpus of Christ.
The wounds and scars it bears are a powerful
representation of the wounds of Christ.
This piece came from the Philippines
Circa 1700, Spanish Colonial Period
The cross measures 20″ H and 3″ W and 3” D.
The base is 4-1/2″ H. The corpus is 15-1/2″ H
The corpus is carved out of one single piece of New Guinea Rosewood also known as Narra in the Philippines.
The base is made out of Philippine Teak also known as Narra in the Philippines.